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Kenyan government sets up $60m floods relief fund

The Kenyan government has set aside Ksh6.1 billion ($61 million) for the restoration of infrastructure damaged by raging floods, state spokesman Col (Rtd) Cyrus...

World marks International Mountain Day with an emphasis on youth

International Mountains Day is being observed today across the world to raise awareness about the importance of mountains. Adopted in 1992, International World Mountain Day...

Kenya maps first ‘Climate Atlas’ to battle future food losses

Kenya will launch its first localised weather modeling system early next year. Developers say the system will provide key data on how climate change...

Human activity threatens to wipe out a third of Africa’s tropical...

A third of plants in the tropical region of Africa are potentially threatened with extinction. Human activities, including increasing deforestation and climate change, are...

Kenya promotes clean cooking solutions to fight air pollution

Kenya on Tuesday pledged to promote clean cooking solutions in order to combat air pollution. Charles Keter, Cabinet Secretary of Ministry of Energy told a...

Millions of people still dying due to lead paint exposure

Beginning Sunday from 20 to 26 October 2019 the stage is set for the international lead poisoning prevention week of action.The spotlight however will...

Brazil president blames NGOs for Amazon forest fires

Wildfires raging in the Amazon rainforest have hit a record number this year, with 72,843 fires detected so far by Brazil’s space research center...

Report: Link between climate change, mortality rates in 3 African countries

  Research published in "The Conversation” has established a correlation between high mortality rate and climate change in African countries like Kenya, Mali and Malawi. The...

Global warming impacting wildebeest migration

The erratic weather patterns brought on by global warming are beginning to impact the migration patterns of Africa wildlife. Scientists say the change in length...

Ghana EPA: Total ban on plastics not practical

The Acting Executive Director of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), John Pwamang, has said the country cannot put a total ban on plastics. He said...
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